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the u.s. he is now being transferred to u.s. authorities. >>> san francisco boaters gave 8 washington a resounding no. opponents of the warriors arena project down the street are hoping to use that to their advantage. phil matier is on the waterfront. >> reporter: you know, it's a big question about views, who gets them, who uses them. this view of the waterfront, this is how it looks now. the question is and the debate, is how is it going to look in the future? >> we do not want height limits busted through. we do not want bulk limits broken. we do not want this space used for people only with the biggest bank accounts. >> reporter: new battle lines were drawn today for san francisco's war on the waterfront as high-rise opponents fresh from the victory to stop the towering condos planned at 8 washington turned their sights on the next big target: the proposed golden state warriors waterfront arena. >> we're not nimbys. we're nim-bays. not in my bay. >> reporter: it was much the same argument used in tuesday's defeat of the multi-million dollar condos plan for 8 washington. >> i call
meteorologist paul deanno shows us when and where we could see sprinkles this week. paul. >> reporter: first name a long time we're talking about kpix 5 high def doppler with rain on it right now. here is the deal it's all sitting offshore. most of that rainfall, as ewe can see, is up to north about due west of eureka. the rain comes from northwest. it will move down here. we will be soggy tomorrow. not so easy because in this particular case, even though that big ridge of high pressure has moved out, it still has an influence on it. big storm with lots of rainfall, but we've got the wrong direction. the rain shifting to the north. it is not moving to the east. so most of us will stay rain free even though the rain is literally knocking on the door just to the west. coming up in weather we will talk about how much rain some of you may receive tomorrow morning. and, we will talk about the 7 day forecast where that ridge comes back in. that's coming up in a few minutes. >> very gooding paul. thank you. see you then. >>> until the rain arrives, water agencies are turning to science and technolo
be with us today. >> reporter: friends and coworkers plan to meet with city leaders soon to go over safer streets trying to keep brian's battle alive even after his death. live in san francisco, brian webb, kpix 5. >> the transportation authority tells us that it installed a new camera at market and octavia last week. for the first 30 days they will issue only warnings to violators. >>> we have new video tonight of the disgraced form santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa being led out of a courtroom. he was sentenced late this afternoon to a year in jail for stealing public funds. shirakawa was also placed on three years' probation. he blamed his crimes on depression and a gambling addiction. the prosecution says this case sets an example. >> the public is able to see with their own eyes that someone who stole from the public and lied to the public and was a very powerful and important person was held accountable as everyone else would be under the law and sent to jail. >> as part of the plea deal when shirakawa is released, he cannot hold public office ever again in california.
high-speed rail. kpix 5's ann notarangelo is in sacramento saying project managers are counting on us to put the past behind us. ann. >> reporter: ken, remember when they first told us about the new bay bridge? they said it would cost $1.3 billion. turns out it cost $6.4 billion. now they are telling us high- speed rail will cost $68 billion. wait until you hear how much they think it might cost now. >> welcome you. >> reporter: if misery loves company this was the room to be in. a state senate committee hearing chaired by concord democrat mark desaulnier on megaprojects, huge projects like the bay bridge costing $1 billion or more and how they are typically late and overbudget. not just in california but around the world. this professor skyped from oxford, england. >> most likely to misrepresent it to get going. >> reporter: it's called strategic bias, or lying. all those other things you suspected might come into play -- >> once costs start rising, they will never stop unless you make a major transformation. if the money is there, it will be spent. >> reporter: like the big dig in
's when he hit us. >> a year-old, a 13-year-old and the 3-year-old elisha were hit. elisha was pronounced dead at the hospital. >> he was a gad kid. >> there have been 24 auto pedestrian fatals in 2013, double last year's total and four more than 2011. just hours after elisha was killed, a 14-year-old girl was struck and killed. just last night, a 50-year-old woman was killed crossing at san jose avenue. >> we don't have one factor we can attribute this to. what we can say is at least two of the three we have had over the weekend was caused by improper crossing the street. >> in order, two of the three victims were jaywalking. we saw several instances of jaywalking earlier this year. people darting through traffic, even pushing a stroller. all in a place where the city has improved crosswalks. one confessed jaywalker told us why he does it. >> i'm a grown man. i know how to cross the street. if it's clear, i'll go. i am impatient. i don't want to wait for a light. >> reporter: by all accounts, elisha, his 6-year-old sister and the two teenage who were talking with them -- teenagers w
the officer was driving also remains in the quiet cul- de-sac. investigators using yellow markers to document shell casings and evidence. it all began at this apartment complex on moose avenue in east san jose around 10 :30 a.m. that's where police say the suspect stabbed three people. police say the suspect then ran to a senior apartment complex where he allegedly carjacked a van. >> the pursuit was led onto the freeway. the suspect was driving the wrong way on the freeway. >> reporter: in all, the chase was at least two miles. joy was driving on mabury road when the suspect came from the opposite direction out of control. >> he was in the middle of the road driving crazy going this way and that. we were thinking that maybe this guy is drunk because he was driving crazy. and then he is like driving like 70 miles per hour, something like that. >> reporter: why the suspect turned into this street is unknown. but that's when police say he confronted the officer, who was in pursuit. >> the officer attempted to stop the suspect vehicle. the suspect rammed the officer vehicle at which time the off
and get messages. it's so useful cecilia used to keep hers on all day even in the car. that is, until a san diego chp officer spotted had. >> he knows it's google glass and started to ask questions specifically asking why, why i was wearing google glass when i was driving. >> reporter: he gave her a $162 ticket for speeding and wearing google glass. she admits google was on her head but says the device was off. >> i started to say, well, this is not illegal, right? and that's when he says, he said, it actually is illegal. >> reporter: and chp in the bay area agrees. officer sam morgan says section 27602 states, to keep drivers from distraction, the vehicle can't have a monitor like google glass in front of the driver. and watch out, it can be a primary or secondary offense. officers are looking for any and all distractions. >> technology neighbors it on the market, consumers use it in the car and officers can show this is not a safe driving practice based on our experience, and we'll take the appropriate enforcement action. >> reporter: beatty says she is not mad at the officer
in the region >> for those of us already here, it can be struggle to get anywhere. >> and it is so frustrating. it becomes the wild west out there. people can't get through. >> reporter: in the next couple weeks we are likely to get more evidence of the gridlock. the metropolitan transportation commission is crunching its own numbers looking at key commute corridors. it will be interesting to see what they have to say. ann notarangelo kpix 5. >> kind of a good news/bad news deal. in our survey usa poll we found 71% of people commute to work. an additional 21% commute and work from home. 80% drive their own vehicles. 52% say they like the flexibility and the free dome. more details on our poll are on our website k >>> the beginning of the end of the old eastern span bay bridge. ed to crews started the long process of tearing it down. our own allen martin tells us today marks two important milestones for the bridge. >> it open 077 years ago today. it is getting the wrecking ball for a birthday present. >> they shall starting to rip off the upper section of the eastern span. >>ed to crew
of drama, none of us will soon forget. so tonight, we are bringing you team coverage from across gotham city. linda yee on the crime wave that for a moment brought the city to its knees. linda. >> reporter: liz, it was chaos, a town gripped in fear!! gotham city needed a hero because behind every corner lurked danger! a damsel in distress. >> a woman tied to the tracks. >> we think it's the riddler. >> reporter: what evil has fallen on gotham city! the cops don't know what to do. officers are driving in circles, confused, scared. >> we need superheros. we need batkid! >> reporter: bad kit is he here in gotham city? is batkid here? can he save her before the bomb goes on? of course, he is batkid. there is nothing he can't do. >> what a relief. i'm so glad that kid was here. >> reporter: but as soon as the damsel is saved there's trouble at the bank, a crowd gathers outside, rumors are wild! the riddler is inside. that thought strikes terror in everyone. >> batkid, where are you! >> reporter: wait, the sirens, is he coming? [ sirens ] >> reporter: while the crowd waits, superheros in tra
's just organized theft, that's all this is, just taking money from people who need to use it for families, friends and for the betterment of society. >> reporter: not one of the more popular views among the tens of thousands who got up early jammed freeways and waited and waited and waited in line for a chance of taking a chance. >> two hours. >> two hours. >> reporter: what time did you get up? >> 6:00. >> reporter: he passed casinos on the way up to san jose but being here on the first day would be lucky. >> 101 northbound still extremely heavy as you make your way to the casino grand opening. >> reporter: police texted advice, stay away, come back tomorrow. streets in the neighborhood were closed. but savvy gamblers new back ways and when they eased their way in they found lots of the 5700 parking spots empty. traffic was gridlocked inside too. but manageable if you wanted to pay quarters or bills. >> early this morning, the tribal chairman the owner of the project looked at me and he say, do you think anyone is going to show up? >> they did. some were feisty. >> get in line! >> repor
and local lawmakers are working to change that by imposing restrictions on how the "ellis act" is used. >> we need to shut down the incentives that they have used tow evict tenants. we have to make sure we make it harder for these repeat real estate speculators trying to flip properties. >> reporter: some suggestions include more permits or hearings before the resale of a property. or require landlords own a building for at least five years before they can use the "ellis act" to evict tenants. >> if someone has to own the building for five years before they can ellis, that puts a speculator out of business. >> reporter: urban green investments bought the building that 92-year-old man and his 88- year-old wife have lived in for 30 years. they have to move out by february. the real estate company's own website cites recent building purchases and its commitment to preserving the city's architectual and culture identity. calls to the owners to get their take on the efforts to restrict the "ellis act" were not returned and no one at their offices in the city's marina district would comment.
as authorities investigate the deadly shooting. as randy paige tells us, the gunman carried a chilling note into the airport. >> reporter: photos captured by passengers' cell phones show the inside of terminal 3 this morning and we believe this to be the assault rifle used by the gunman in the deadly shooting. airport police chief patrick gannon describes what happened when the lone gunman walked into terminal 3 with a bag carrying the assault rifle and according to the associated press a handwritten note which said wanted to kill tsa. >> an individual came into terminal 3 of this airport, pulled an assault rifle out of a bag an opened fire in the terminal. -- and opened fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area, where tsa screeners are, and continued shooting and went past the screeners back into the airport itself. >> reporter: l.a. city fire says seven victims were treated, six transported to nearby hospitals. we saw this victim wheeled into the ucla medical center. we noticed he arrived under tight security secured by handcuffs to the gurney. we don't know if he is
at an alternative high school here on campus. students say the weapon used was a common classroom item. it happened just before 1:00 this afternoon at elsie allen high school in santa rosa. students say another student at the midrose student stabbed a teacher with a pen or pencil starting a lockdown. >> so what happened from what you saw? >> oh, i just saw like a bunch of kids like running like over there in the back where it like happened and i just saw like someone like on the ground and then the ambulance coming and the teacher like screaming at to us go to class and that's when the lockdown began. >> reporter: what's that like? >> scary. everyone was scared and like panicking. >> reporter: the student ran off after the attack. the school was on lockdown for nearly two hours until police made an arrest at a home two blocks a watch school leaders tried to calm parents after the lockdown ended. >> the lockdown is a safe situation. we always -- lines are closed, lights are off, teachers are with the students and that's what we did to cooperate with the police. >> reporter: police have not named t
low so the storm doesn't change that right now. it reminds us to turn off our garden hose or sprinklers and think about conservation. >> ying we'll get much out of this storm -- i don't think we'll get much of the storm out of this system to make much of a difference. the amount of rain falling now is going to soak into the ground. we get 70% of our water from rain for the seven reservoirs in the county. >> reporter: reservoirs are not depleted. marin says it's reservoirs are at 95% of average for this time of year but it has been dry. usually they see about 7" of rain by this time of the year. right now they have about an inch. what we have seen is that last year we had such an early, early rainy season that it set us up for what ended up a very dry year. what water managers are hoping this will be a typical year and we'll get the bulk of the storm system in december and january. >> it's not raining there now so you jinxed it. get your hood on because it's going to pour down on you in five minutes. >> reporter: that would be great. >> thank you, an an ann. >>> track the w
. it will go up another $60 each year for the contract. 12 sick days a year, if not used can be banked, and sold back to b.a.r.t. when the employer leaves. b.a.r.t. will pay you an extra $350 a month. plus, free prescription safety glasses, and a paid half hour to pick them out. and there are premium pays like the extra dollar an hour that cleaners get when they work on the outside of a b.a.r.t. car. >> there are a lot of things about this contract that i don't like. there are things about the contract that i think are important. >> reporter: the biggest concession is to start allowing new technology to bring the system up to date. >> it's hard to explain the value of that, but it does allow more efficiencies and cost-effective ways. >> i think the public was harmed twice. we took a strike and didn't make it worth it. we accepted the strike, and then we sweetened the deal afterwards. >> we could have maintained the strike and provided hardship for many people. the tragedy of the workers, the two strikes, there were so many dynamics that came into the need to settle. >> reporter: those
. kpix 5's betty yu joins us live from for where they are getting ready for that big trip. >> reporter: that's right. this group departs sfo around 9:00 tonight. no that once they get to the philippines, they will -- they know that once they get to the philippines they will face a number of challenges but are confident that their skills and expertise will make a big difference. >> i think everybody is seeing the horrifying images heard the stories. we have a number of nurses in the united states who have stories of what's happened to their families. i think it's likely that we'll see some very difficult things. but registered nurses are used to dealing with difficult things. so we think we can get on the ground and make a difference quickly. >> reporter: about 30 other nurses showed their support for this group at the international terminal at sfo. once they arrive in the philippines, they will make medical assessments and figure out how to treat the victims. they intend ton making several trips. earlier today, i spoke with one nurse at her home. she says she is more than ready. >> so
company allows companies to monitor realtime energy use. he got in on the boat's ground floor, or sea level. what was the draw level to come here? >> it's a ship which is awesome. >> reporter: every day his office' backyard is the bay. and when have you ever heard this during an interisn't that true. >> seal! [ laughter ] -- during an interview? >> seal! [ laughter ] >> reporter: it's all part of the charm aboard the ice breaker. >> it's a great idea but rules have to be followed. >> reporter: any boat at the dock needs to be functional. >> it was never our intention to break the rules. >> reporter: the owner is trying to make the boat work. how much is the voyage going to cost? >> i don't know what i have learned about ships is that it always costs more than you think. but our estimate is about $30,000. >> reporter: for him, it's worth the money for this unique space as the startups try to stay float on board, the boss needing to make sure the space works. that voyage is expected in the next 2 or 3 weeks. there will be a captain and crew on board. live in san francisco, ryan takeo,
. >> reporter: family [ indiscernible ] offer three- year employee to talk to us. she says she is happy with her salary. >> i believe that, you know, to be able to reach your goal to have to work hard to be dedicated and walmart is supporting all those goals. >> reporter: workers say some full-time workers are also on government assistance. pam days of was fired last sum -- pam davis was fired last summer from the hilltop walmart after complaining about low wages. why not just work somewhere else? >> no. i tucked my tail and ran a lot of times. this time i'm taking a stance and i'm speaking up for the people that are afraid to speak up. >> reporter: rally organizers say they are also asking for fair work schedules as well as affordable healthcare. live in san leandro, linda yee, kpix 5. >>> now to the walmart protest in roseville. about 100 people marched to the store and blocked an intersection. roseville police say they arrested 15 protestors for failing to disperse. a walmart spokesman says business at the store was not affected. >>> another protest today this one at the port of oakland wher
of setting a bus rider on fire told them that he did it because he is homophobic. kpix 5's da lin tells us the suspect is now facing hate crime charges as an adult. >> very sorry for what happened. >> we're very sorry for what happened. >> it was -- he didn't mean it. it was a joke. nothing like that. going to be that. >> reporter: the suspect's family says the teen is remorseful for setting another teen on fire. they say he plans to apologize by sending a letter to the victim. >> he's a good kid a very good kid. >> reporter: why do you think i he did it? >> with his friends joking around. >> reporter: prosecutors say 16- year-old richard thomas set a man on fire aboard a bus because the victim was wearing a skirt. they say the two did not know each other and the attack was unprovoked. an oakland police investigator wrote in the probable cause statement, during suspect interview the suspect stated he did it because he was homophobic. the suspect's family denies that saying thomas is not a hateful person. >> it's never -- it was never a hate crime, never, ever a hate crime. >> reporter: ca
can name two dozen neighbors who have the disease too. almost half have died. many use the trail. >> at least three times a week. >> reporter: and don't know about the nearby danger. >> it seems that if it was a large threat, i would think that the city would post a sign saying that it was not safe to walk. >> reporter: the only sign here is this "no trespassing" sign there is a barbed wire fence around part of the property. neighbors sap it is still too easy for people to gain access to it. >> reporter: regulators say the level of radiation does not require any signs but they will consider adding some for this woman who says she's dealt with the consequences. they said you would have toe near the landfill for 900 h to be at risk. but they added it's not safe to go on that property. ferocious winds topple trees >> regulators say you would have to be near the landfill for 900 hours to be it's risk, but added it's not safe to be on the property. >>> this giant eucalyptus missed a restaurant by falling away from it. other trees crushed cars, blocked roads, even killed two people. >
the fracking process itself and the chemicals they use. but those rules won't go into effect until 2015. >> wow. i get the fact they want the oil. everybody wants cheaper gas prices, no question about that. but, you know, are we looking 20, 30, 40 years down the road and saying, oh, my gosh, we have completely ruined our ground water? >> reporter: that's why environmentalists and farmers are concerned. >> thank you. >>> don't expect our prolonged dry spell to come to an end anytime soon. department of water resources released a winter forecast saying 2014 could be another dry year. forecasters say there's hope in early spring when el nino conditions could bring more rain. about half the state's precipitation happens from december to february. >>> bay area headlines. people jumped from balconies to escape this alameda apartment building after it caught fire this morning. tonight, a man who lived in the apartment is under arrest suspected of arson. neighbors say 45-year-old david prado suffered from mental issues. >>> dozens of truckers in the port of oakland staged a strike this morning pushing
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